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Living In Prosper TX


This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to Prosper and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in Prosper in 2019 is like. Prosper livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced Prosper homes that currently are for sale. At the bottom of this page are links to authoritative sources that provide additional general information about living in Prosper.


Prosper livability factors


2018 best Dallas suburbs rank: 5

Click this best places to live in Dallas link for complete rankings, metrics and analysis methodology.

  2019 public schools academic performance index: 74.6
  2017 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 11.9
  2017 median single family house value: $408,300
  2017 residences owner occupied: 85.7%
  2017 median household income: $133,971
  2017 population: 20,312
  2013 - 2017 population growth: 56.0%


Prosper public schools rank eighteenth among 2019 Dallas suburbs with best public schools and its high school, Prosper High School ranks twenty-first among the 2019 best open enrollment high schools in the DFW metroplex. Prosper has experienced the second fastest population growth rate in the Dallas Fort Worth area over the past three years and has the twenty-second highest percentage of owner occupied homes of all Dallas area suburbs. Some of the ways Prosper is different from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.

Prosper is located in central west Collin County and central east Denton County, approximately 36 miles north of downtown Dallas and 55 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, its proximity to the Legacy and north Dallas business centers, both the DFW International and Love Field airports, and downtown Dallas is likely to make Prosper residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.

Local schools

Prosper public schools are not only among the best in the DFW metroplex, they are among the best in the State of Texas ... most school age children who reside in Prosper are eligible to attend Prosper Independent School District ... one neighborhood in far west Prosper is served by the Denton Independent School District

Click on this Prosper schools link for TEA STAAR scores, student population by grade, and other information for all Prosper public schools. Performance information for other DFW metroplex school districts is available on this Dallas Fort Worth school districts page and performance information for other public schools in the Dallas area is provided on these DFW high schools, DFW middle schools and DFW elementary schools pages.

Neighborhoods

Looking for the best places to live in Prosper? A big reason living in Prosper is considered so desirable is its wonderful neighborhoods and they are a great place to begin your search. Links to profiles describing some of the best of these neighborhoods are provided below.


Single-family homes

Single-family homes (identified as one-unit, detached houses by the U.S. Census Bureau) account for 87.7 percent of the Prosper residences ... median value of owner-occupied single-family homes is $408,300 ... about 88 percent of Prosper housing units have been built during the past 25 or so years ... approximately three percent of these residences are more than 50 years old ... about seventeen percent of Prosper housing units have been constructed since 2014


New home construction

There currently is limited new home construction occurring in Prosper. Click on this new construction homes link to see all new Prosper homes that are currently listed for sale. If you thinking about buying a new construction home in Prosper, you may want to carefully consider the guidance about builder quality provided on this DFW best home builders page.

I frequently am asked by folks who have never bought a new construction home if they should be assisted by a buyer’s agent when selecting a builder and when negotiating their new home purchase. Most of the time my answers are "Yes" and "Yes."


Commutes

Approximately 14 miles and 18 minutes drive time without traffic from central Prosper to the Legacy business center... 34 miles and 35 minutes to the DFW International Airport passenger terminals ... 36 miles and 37 minutes to downtown Dallas

Commute time and distance information for additional destinations, and for other DFW metroplex cities and towns, is provided on this average DFW commute distances and times page page.

Demographics

2017 estimated population 20,312 ... population density 808 residents per square mile ... 56.0 percent population increase between 2013 - 2017 ... 2017 annual median household income $133,971 ... 85.7 percent of Prosper residences are owner occupied

Additional demographic information about Prosper and similar information about other DFW cities and towns are available by clicking on this more about DFW suburbs link.

Property taxes

Prosper is located in two different counties and students living in Prosper attend schools operated by four separate school districts. Since these entities have different tax rates, Prosper real estate property tax rates for #dates-2017-property-taxesr# range from 2.30 percent to 2.46 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with property tax rates for other DFW cities and towns, are available by clicking on this DFW property tax rates link.

Cities/towns near Prosper

from Trophy Club              
city/townbest
cities/towns
rank
populationmedian
house value
median
household income
milesdirection             
Celina249,836$265,400$96,1397north
Cross Roads84013west
Frisco17177,286$335,900$120,7018south
Little Elm3746,548$205,300$93,09412southwest
McKinney25181,330$255,300$87,60813east


Note: Best cities/towns rank derived from analysis presented on best Dallas suburbs page.

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, State of Texas Comptroller and Google Maps.


Moderately priced homes for sale in Prosper

Key to understanding what living in Prosper is like is knowing about Prosper housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Prosper single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Prosper single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this Prosper homes for sale page.

The default display order of the property listings shown below is number of days listed, but other sort orders can be selected. The property display also can be easily changed from the default grid display to a detailed list display. If you are viewing this page on a mobile device, a map that shows the location of the selected properties can be displayed by clicking on the map icon.

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Photo of Listing #14150692

741 Dover Drive, Prosper, TX - $469,465

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.2 Baths
  • 3,445 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Mls# 14150692 - Built By Darling Homes - Ready Now! ~ This Darling Home Design Features 3 Bedrooms, Study, Extra Storage In The 2 Car Garage, 2 Full Baths,1 Half Bath, Game Room, Media Room, Bay Window In The Master Bedroom An Extended Baja Shower...

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1200 Norfolk, Prosper, TX - $473,143

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,860 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Lovely 5 Bedroom 4 Full Bath Home In Pisd. High Ceilings And Exceptional Architectural Detail Including Extensive Crown And Picture Frame Molding, Distinctive Ceilings,arched Entries And Art Niches. Bright And Open Floor Plan With Large Windows An...

Photo of Listing #14284065

360 Trailside Drive, Prosper, TX - $430,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,927 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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If Move In Ready Is What You Want, This Is The Home For You! Beautifully Updated Single Story Home In Lakes Of Prosper. Hardwood Floors Flow Through The Home. Open Floor Plan With Master Bedroom & Additional 3 Split Bedrooms. The Screened In Porc...

Photo of Listing #14284354

911 Tumbleweed Drive, Prosper, TX - $534,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 4,106 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Stunning Highland Home Situated On Nearly A Quarter Acre Has Beautiful Brick Elevation And Immaculate Landscaping! Inside This Impeccably Styled Home You Will Find 4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths, Upstairs Game And Media Rooms, Executive Study With Frenc...

Photo of Listing #14272203

2320 Lewis Canyon Drive, Prosper, TX - $499,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,127 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Exquisite Home With Amazing Floorplan In Sought After Lakes Of La Cima. This Home Literally Has It All! Soaring Ceilings With Tons Of Windows Which Allow For Plenty Of Natural Light, Floor To Ceiling Stone Fireplace In Living, Study With Double Fr...

Photo of Listing #14281801

1560 Silent Brook Court, Prosper, TX - $475,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,596 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Lovely 5 Bed, 4 Full Bath Home Situated On Cul-de-sac In Lakes Of Prosper! Main Level Boasts Open Concept Kitchen & Living, Formal Dining, Guest Bed, Exec Study With French Doors And 3-car Garage! Beautiful Hand-scraped Hardwoods In Main Living Ar...

Photo of Listing #14280889

2881 Meadow Dell Drive, Prosper, TX - $497,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,053 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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Stunning New David Weekley Home In Lakewood At Brookhollow! This Home Boast Highly Sought After Features Including Brick And Stone Elevation, Media, Enclosed Study, Spacious Covered Patio! Open-concept Kitchen-dining Overlooks Wonderful Family Roo...

Photo of Listing #14281207

4771 Desert Willow, Prosper, TX - $506,590

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,604 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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1 Story Home With 3 Bedrooms, Study, 2 Full Baths, Half Bath, 3 Car Tandem Garage And Outdoor Living Space.

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4231 Rocky Ford Drive, Prosper, TX - $539,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,122 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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Must-see Darling Home! This Amazing Home Is Nestled On An Interior Lot In Idyllic Whitley Place, One Of The Most Sought-after Communities In Prosper Isd. Meticulously Maintained And Move-in-ready, The Home Offers Commanding Curb Appeal And Many Lu...

Photo of Listing #14274336

4211 Paddock Lane, Prosper, TX - $550,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,973 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Practically New, North Facing, Spacious Single Story Britton Home In The Acclaimed Windsong Ranch Featuring The 5 Acre Crystal Lagoon, Trails, & More! Beautiful High End Finishes Throughout The Home Include Lofty 12 Ft Ceilings, Nail Down Wood Flo...

Photo of Listing #14277429

1310 Cedar Springs Drive, Prosper, TX - $549,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,975 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Beautifully Updated Estate Home In Lakes Of Lacima And Prosper Isd! 0ver $100,000 In Recent Upgrades That Include A New Pool In 2019, 2 New Trane Hvac Units In 2019, 8 Ft Board On Board Cedar Fence, New Roof And Gutters In 2019, Flagstone Patio An...

770 Grove Vale Drive, Prosper, TX - $468,728

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,240 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Mls# 14279665 - Built By Trendmaker Homes - June Completion! ~ One Of The Most Popular Plans, The Scarlett Plan Is Beautifully Designed With Spacious Rooms And An Open, Flowing Layout That Is Perfect For Entertaining Or Relaxing With Family. Upon...

761 Elm Park Drive, Prosper, TX - $477,254

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,430 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Mls# 14279718 - Built By Trendmaker Homes - June Completion! ~ This Two-story Home Features Spacious Rooms And Abundant Natural Lightning Throughout. The Open Floor Plan Makes Entertaining Or Relaxing With Family A Breeze! With A Large Kitchen Isl...

16001 Perdido Creek Trail, Prosper, TX - $425,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,305 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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Looking For A Corner Lot In A Practically Brand New Home. Then You Have Found It With This Spacious Beauty In Artesia! Open Kitchen Overlooking Family Room With Gas Burning Stove Top And Plenty Of Counter Space. Downstairs Bedroom With Its Own Bat...

4221 Pepper Grass Lane, Prosper, TX - $485,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,548 SQFT
  • 12 DAYS
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Windsong Ranch Beauty In The Perfect Location! Open, Light And Bright Spotless One Story With 3 Bedrooms And Study Built By American Legend.


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Listing information last updated on February 20th, 2020 at 2:45am CST.